First Japanese automotive company

Several media including the Japan Times reported that Honda, a Japanese automotive giant, accelerates its initiatives for carbon neutrality. More specifically, the company has asked its major components suppliers to achieve net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. Thus, Honda Motor becomes the first automotive manufacturer in Japan try to realize carbon neutrality for a whole supply chain.

Also, Honda has proposed that its suppliers cut CO2 emissions by 4% every year compared with fiscal 2019 from 2025. In addition, each supplier will set a target based on its corporate size and products. After that, they will submit a reduction plan toward the 2050 zero emissions goal. In fact, the Japanese automotive giant had already revealed that it would aim for net zero emissions by 2050.

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